Spring 2013 Events - Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2013


Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

On the 10th anniversary of his book, Masters of Doom, David Kushner discusses the story of John Carmack and John Romero, the Lennon and McCartney of video games.

Thursday, April 25, 4:30 PM
Porter Hall 100


Rocking the Body Politics: Musical Spaces for Resistance & Survival

Larisa K. Mann, New York University and Brooklyn College

April 22nd, 4:30pm
Giant Eagle Auditorium


Media & Revolution in the Arab Spring

A Segment of the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival Faces of Media
Sponsored by the Center for the Arts in Society

Tahrir: Liberation Square, Premiere Date: Sunday, March 24th @ Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Fragments of a Revolution, Premiere Date: Sunday, April 7th @ Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Back to the Square, Premiere Date: Saturday, April 13th @ McConomy Auditorium, CMU


Why do Artists Create Urban Development? A Case Study of SoHo, New York

Wednesday, March 27, 4:30 PM
Adamson Wing, BH 136A

with Aaron Shkuda, ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University

The Widow's Joy: Pride, Genius, Grief & Lies from International 78rpm Recordings

March 19 4:30-6:00 PM
Giant Eagle Auditorium, BH A51

Ian Nagoski
Independent record producer, musician, ethnomusicologist.

History, Memory, Truth: Cultural Capital in Spain’s Memory Wars

Wednesday, March 6, 4:30 PM
Steinberg Auditorium, BH A-53

with Sebastiaan Faber, professor of Hispanic Studies, Director, Oberlin Center for Languages and Cultures, and author of Anglo-American Hispanists and the Spanish Civil War (Palgrave, 2008)

The Politics of Visuality and the Erasure of the Iraq War

Monday, February 25, 4:30 PM
Porter Hall 100

with Professor Marita Sturken, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Media Development, New York University

A Celebration of the Humanities

Friday, Feburary 15, 4:30 PM
Giant Eagle Auditorium, Baker Hall

with Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Book Release Celebration

Wednesday, January 23, 4:30 PM
Danforth Lounge, University Center

The Center for the Arts in Society Celebrates the Release of Two Edited Volumes Produced by Faculty Projects in the “Public Art” Initiative (2008-2011)